CME Outfitters Announces New Webcast: “2nd Annual Chairs in Psychiatry Summit: Audio Highlights” Available on Demand

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Continuing education webcast features four key presentations that highlight the scientific data and practical resources presented at the conference.

CME Outfitters, LLC, (CMEO) an award-winning accredited provider of multidisciplinary continuing education (CE), is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new webcast titled “2nd Annual Chairs in Psychiatry Summit: Audio Highlights.”

The 2nd Annual Chairs in Psychiatry Summit featured a broad array of topics and formats that showcased the expertise and insights of the leaders in psychiatry and provided an opportunity for participants to engage and interact to discuss the challenges and rewards that they face each day in the management of their patients. CME Outfitters has selected four key presentations that highlight the scientific data and practical resources presented at the conference in an effort to expand the community of practice and improve patient outcomes:

Geriatric Depression: Clinical and Neurobiological Correlates
Anand Kumar, MD
Professor and Head
Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Is it Insomnia, Is it Hypersomnia, Is it Both?
W. Vaughn McCall, MD, MS
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC

Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: The Most Stigmatized Illness
S. Charles Schulz, MD
Professor & Head
Donald W. Hastings Endowed Chair
Department of Psychiatry
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN

How Do Genes Cause Mental Illness? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Daniel R. Weinberger, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
George Washington University
Washington, DC

There is no fee to participate in this activity; however, registration is required. Three forms of registration are accepted:
Online: Visit the activity details page at and click the Participate in On Demand Activity icon.
Phone: Call 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767).
Fax: Visit the activity details page at, print and complete the activity details form, and fax to 240.243.1033.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:

  • Name 3 pathophysiologic mechanisms involved in geriatric depression.
  • Recognize and differentiate insomnia and hypersomnia in patients with psychiatric disorders.
  • List 3 studies evaluating pharmacotherapy alone or combined psychotherapy + pharmacotherapy for borderline personality disorder and describe their practical implications for patient care.
  • Apply the latest information in genetics and neurobiology to improvements in patient care.

Target Audience:
Physicians and other healthcare professionals with an interest in mental illness.

Financial Support:
Funding for this activity is provided by CME Outfitters, LLC, and by educational grants from various commercial interests. Please visit for complete information.

Credit Information:
No CE credit is being offered for this webcast.

About Chair Summit:
The annual Chair Summit is an intensive 3½-day master class in a variety of tracks related to the neurosciences. Each track features presentations delivered by department chairs from the United States' most renowned academic institutions. Participants take part in evidence-based education in a way that allows them to immediately translate it into clinical practice, and absorb performance-enhancing knowledge as only the leading clinicians, academicians, and researchers from the field of neuroscience can deliver it. For information about the 2011 4th Annual Chair Summit scheduled for June 23-26, 2011 in Annapolis, Maryland, please visit

About CME Outfitters:
CME Outfitters, LLC, develops and distributes live, recorded, print, and web-based educational activities to thousands of clinicians each year and offers expert accreditation services for non-accredited organizations. For a complete catalog of certified activities, please visit,, or call 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767).

Rachel Ellis
CME Outfitters, LLC
614.328.4506 direct
614.929.3600 fax

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